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PACE Chief Begins South Caucasus Tour

Rene van der Linden (file photo) ( July 4, 2007 -- The president of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) is scheduled to start today a tour to the South Caucasus.

Rene van der Linden said the main goal of his trip to Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan is to look at ways to settle the frozen conflicts in South Ossetia, Abkhazia, and Nagorno-Karabakh.

He will first visit Armenia and Georgia, including a July 7 visit to South Ossetia. He then moves on to Azerbaijan for July 8-10.


RFE/RL Caucasus Report

RFE/RL Caucasus Report

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